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Kent State University

Kent, OH
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Kent State University, located in suburban Kent, OH, offers numerous academic programs from the Graduate School of Management, the College and Graduate School of Education, Health and Human Services, and the highly ranked School of Speech Pathology and Audiology with seven campuses across the state. This public institution, founded in 1910, is surrounded by entertainment with the Blossom Music Center, the Porthouse Theatre, and the Wick Poetry Center nearby. The school also offers many organizations on campus.

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Quick Facts


PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001

2014-2015 Tuition

$17,972 Tuition and Fees

Students

22968 undergraduate students
41% male / 59% female

Admission

August 1 application deadline
83.1% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1910

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst, Education, General, Special Education and Teaching, General, Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching, Early Childhood Education and Teaching, Art Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Mathematics Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education, Social Studies Teacher Education, Trade and Industrial Teacher Education, Chemistry Teacher Education, Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor, Industrial Engineering, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other, Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Sign Language Interpretation and Translation, Human Development and Family Studies, General, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Botany/Plant Biology, Zoology/Animal Biology, Biotechnology, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Natural Resources/Conservation, General, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Philosophy, Architecture, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Anthropology, Geography, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General, African-American/Black Studies, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry, Dance, General, Commercial and Advertising Art, Fashion/Apparel Design, Interior Design, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Painting, Music, General, Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist, Athletic Training/Trainer, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other, Public Health, General, Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, Finance, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Fashion Merchandising, Construction Management, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism, Photojournalism, Radio and Television, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising

Minors Offered

Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst, Education, General, Art Teacher Education, Health Teacher Education, Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Spanish Language Teacher Education, Russian Language and Literature, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Latin Language and Literature, Sign Language Interpretation and Translation, Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General, Human Development and Family Studies, General, Adult Development and Aging, Pre-Law Studies, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General, Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General, Sport and Fitness Administration/Management, Philosophy, Ethics, Religion/Religious Studies, Jewish/Judaic Studies, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Safety Studies, Anthropology, Geography, Geographic Information Science and Cartography, Geography, Other, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General, Asian Studies/Civilization, Russian Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Gay/Lesbian Studies, Crafts/Craft Design, Folk Art and Artisanry, Dance, General, Design and Visual Communications, General, Commercial and Advertising Art, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Painting, Music, General, Music History, Literature, and Theory, Athletic Training/Trainer, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Business/Managerial Economics, Finance, General, Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General, International Business/Trade/Commerce, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Photojournalism, Radio and Television, Public Relations/Image Management, Advertising

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 22,968
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 19,465
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 2,606
Percent of male undergraduates: 41%
Percent of female undergraduates: 59%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Student patrols; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), wrestling
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 2 3 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 1 3
Aggravated assault 1 1 2
Burglary 30 17 8
Motor vehicle theft 4 1 1
Arson 0 1 5
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 1 2 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 17 11 7
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 1 4
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 3 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 4
Burglary 0 2 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 3
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 1 4
Drug law violations 149 169 150
Liquor law violations 583 356 228
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 83 92 74
Liquor law violations 378 112 125
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 0 0 1
Liquor law violations 2 2 4

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.